Celicourt is a leading communications consultancy, focused on ensuring its clients engage effectively with their key audiences, in order to help them achieve their strategic goals.
We have considerable experience advising clients ranging from small fast growing businesses to some of the world's leading companies, as well as supporting organisations, governments and individuals. Based in Central London, Celicourt has a proven team of senior industry professionals, drawn from large international agencies, with a depth of experience coming together to offer a value accretive, tailored, service to its clients.
We are committed to helping our clients clearly and effectively communicate.
We do this by providing best in class strategic counsel and delivering effective programmes, underpinned by our core values of the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, indefatigability, support and respect.
We are proud of our zero-carbon status and have achieved neutrality in line with the CarbonNeutral Protocol.
A proven team, drawn from large international agencies, with a depth of experience coming together to offer a value accretive, tailored, service to our clients
Celicourt was established by Mark in 2014. In a communications career spanning 20 years he has advised some of the world’s leading businesses, a number of high profile individuals and organisations on their strategic communications. During his career Mark has dealt with a wide range of situations, including profile raising campaigns, crisis situations, capital market activity including extensive M&A, IPOs, and financial calendar work. He began his career in corporate communications with eight years at Brunswick, which he left as a Director. After university Mark spent five years in the British Army.
Philip has extensive experience of advising, leading and implementing financial, corporate communications and investor relations campaigns. His approach and advice is based on a background in finance and accounting, and over 20 years in communications and investor relations. Philip has advised senior management teams from small and medium growth companies to large international entities across both the public and private markets. He has worked across multiple sectors, advising companies and individuals on reputation management, profile development, IPOs, M&A, shareholder disputes, government relations, crisis management and debt holder communications. Philip established a boutique consultancy, following his career in large international agencies. He initially trained as an accountant with US entertainment company, Disney.
Felicity is a highly regarded comms practitioner with over 15 years’ experience in the industry. She brings a strong track record advising on corporate reputation, risk mitigation, brand building, strategic capital market campaigns, including extensively around M&A and IPOs, and thought leadership programmes, designed to build trust and deliver measurable results. Felicity has led successful campaigns for both listed and private businesses across the natural resources, financial, consumer, leisure, and tech sectors.
Jimmy has extensive experience across corporate and financial PR, delivering strategic advice, planning and executing campaigns. He is firmly amongst the top of his generation of corporate PR advisers. He has worked across a number of sectors and has an impressive track record in handling challenging events, including supporting clients through situations with activist investors. He also has significant Capital Market experience having worked on a number of Main Market listings and M&A activity. Jimmy graduated with a 2:1 BSc (Hons) in Real Estate Management.
Joanna has worked in financial and corporate communications for 15 years, having previously been at Financial Dynamics and Bell Pottinger. Following her early career as a gemologist, Joanna has worked on international PR campaigns for a wide range of businesses, across multiple sectors. These include financial services, property, retail and natural resources where she has a particularly strong track record advising mining companies around all aspects of their communications. Joanna has extensive experience in IPOs, M&A, crisis management and financial calendar work.
Ali joined Celicourt as an Account Executive in 2022 and supports with the management and smooth running of a number of clients, with responsibilities including driving digital strategies, media engagement, research and analysis. Prior to joining Celicourt Ali spent a year as a PR Assistant in an agency in his native Bahrain. He has a degree in Banking & Finance, a Masters in International Political Economy from King's College London, and a Diploma in Islamic Finance from the Bahrain Institute of Banking & Finance.
Josh joined Celicourt as an Account Executive in 2022 and works to facilitate the management of the business’ successful relationships with clients, with responsibilities including in-depth research and analysis, and bolstering social media strategies and press relations. Before Celicourt, Josh worked as a senior communications aide to a UK Government Minister and worked on electorate engagement during the 2019 General Election campaign for the Conservative Party. He has a degree in Politics and International Relations from Royal Holloway, University of London.
Tim joined in 2019 as Celicourt’s first Senior Advisor, primarily providing counsel to the team as the agency continues to grow, but also being additional senior resource for Celicourt's clients when necessary. Through his career in investment banking, Tim brings 30 years' experience in advising companies on their development. Tim is the founder of Geopoint Advisory, an independent advisory business. His investment banking career was spent with large banks: the first decade at JP Morgan Chase, CIBC World Markets and RBC Capital Markets. With strategic advice and valuation at the core, Tim has advised many companies on seminal transactions including capital raising, M&A and stakeholder communications. Tim started his professional life as a geologist and studied Earth Sciences at Oxford University.
Elodie is a specialist in ESG, and brings 25 years' experience in advising companies, in particular on a broad range of social and environmental issues. Elodie was both Head of Societal Issues and Relationships, and Upstream Communications for BP. She also worked for the BBC World Service and today is a Partner at Saltus Consulting, the sustainability consultancy.
At Celicourt the team is focused on the building and safeguarding of reputations. They are passionate about giving the best levels of service to clients, be that the strategic counselling of boards and senior management teams or pitching in with the heavy lifting involved in the running of a successful corporate communications function.
Celicourt work hard for us and deliver great results. The global media coverage has been first class, and the team’s good humoured commitment has undoubtedly helped with our growth to date.
Celicourt are an effective part of our team, providing sound advice and energetically supporting with the delivery of our international communications strategy.
Celicourt were an integral part of the Gulf Keystone team when I was CEO, broadly recognised as colleagues, deeply experienced in our operating region, close to our day to day operations and in short, superbly well placed to anticipate and deal with any issues. Always a pleasure to work with, I felt secure having Mark and his team at my side.
We found working with Celicourt a pleasure and the ultimate compliment is that they integrated into our firm, living and breathing the initiatives that we were taking in the industry. It was always clear that they had our interests at heart throughout their organisation.
They have a fantastic understanding of the company’s needs and are available to support us around the clock.
We are always looking to hear from strong candidates. We also offer internships.
Celicourt Communications Limited
Orion House, 5 Upper St Martin’s Lane
London WC2H 9EA